go down (3)

Meaning: When the sun or the moon goes down, it gets lower and lower in the sky until it disappears below the horizon.

Synonym: set

For example:

  • go down What time does the sun go down?

  • go down We sat on the beach and watched the sun go down.

Quick Quiz:

The sun goes down

a. in the early morning

b. in the late afternoon

c. whenever it wants to

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